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LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDING COMMITTEE
Room 25, House Office Building, State Capitol Complex
February 10, 2012
Members Present: Rep. Curt Oda, Chair
Rep. Richard Greenwood, Vice Chair
Rep. Patrice Arent
Rep. David Butterfield
Rep. Craig Frank
Rep. Keith Grover
Rep. Greg Hughes
Rep. Don Ipson
Rep. David Litvack
Rep. Daniel McCay
Rep. Lee Perry
Rep. Jennifer Seelig
Rep. Bill Wright
Staff Present: Mr. Nathan Brady, Policy Analyst
Ms. Linda Error, Committee Secretary
note: A list of visitors and a copy of handouts are filed with the committee minutes.
Rep. Oda called the meeting to order at 2:07 p.m.
MOTION Rep. Arent moved to approve the minutes of the February 8, 2012 meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Frank, Rep. Grover, Rep. Hughes,
Rep. Seelig, and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.
H.B. 140 Vehicle Checkpoint Amendments (Rep. D. Butterfield)
Rep. Butterfield introduced and explained the bill to the committee. (handout)
Spoke against the bill: Mr. Paul Boyden, Statewide Association or Prosecutors
Chief Terry Keefe, Police Chief, Layton City
Sheriff Jim Winder, Salt Lake County Sheriff
Mr. Art Brown, President, MADD of Utah
Spoke for the bill: Mr. Mark Schwarz, student, University of Utah
MOTION: Rep. Ipson moved to send the bill to interim for further study.
MOTION: Rep. Huges moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed, with
Rep. Arent, Rep. Greenwood, Rep. Ipson, Rep. Litvack, and Rep. Perry voting in opposition.
S.B. 147 Emergency Vehicle Amendments (Sen. D. Thatcher)
Sen. Thatcher explained and introduced the bill to the committee with the assistance of Sheriff Jim Winder, Salt Lake County Sheriff.
MOTION: Rep. Perry moved to pass the bill out favorably. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Ipson absent for the vote.
H.B. 194 Involuntary Feeding and Hydration of Inmates (Rep. D. Brown)
Rep. Brown introduced and explained the bill to the committee.
MOTION: Rep. Litvack moved to adopt 1st Substitute H.B. 194. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover, Rep Hughes, and Rep. Ipson absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Perry moved to amend the bill as follows:
1. Page 4, Line 89 :
89 the subject prisoner
, and shall explain what efforts have been made to
address the findings of the evaluation including provision of medication or other
2. Page 4, Line 93 :
93 are available
, including the evaluation referenced in this section ;
The motion to amend passed unanimously, with Rep. Grover, Rep. Hughes, and Rep. Ipson absent for the vote.
Spoke to the bill: Mr. Mike Haddon, Utah Department of Corrections
Ms. Rebecca Glathar, National Alliance on Mental Illnesss
Spoke against the bill: Ms. Maria Lowe, American Civil Liberties Union
MOTION: Rep. Butterfield moved to pass the bill out favorably as amended. The motion passed, with Rep. Arent and Rep. Litvack voting in opposition. Rep. Frank,
Rep. Hughes, Rep. Ipson, and Rep. Wright were absent for the vote.
MOTION: Rep. Grover moved to adjourn the meeting. The motion passed unanimously, with Rep. Frank, Rep. Hughes, Rep. Ipson, and Rep. Wright absent for the vote.
Rep. Greenwood adjourned the meeting at 4:40 p.m.
Rep. Curtis Oda, Chair